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# 1 subtracted from one third of a number gives 1. Find the number.

**Solution:**

Let the number be x

Then one third of the number be x/3

A/Q

x/3 – 1 = 1

x/3 = 1 + 1

x = 2(3)

x = 6

Hence if 1 subtracted from one third of a number gives 1 then the number is 6.

**✦ Try This:** 3 subtracted from one fourth of a number gives 1. Find the number.

Let the number be x

Then one fourth of the number be x/4

A/Q

x/4 – 3 = 1

x/4 = 1 + 3

x = 4(4)

x = 16

Hence if 3 subtracted from one fourth of a number gives 1 then the number is 16.

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## 1 subtracted from one third of a number gives 1. Find the number.

**Summary:**

Hence if 1 subtracted from one third of a number gives 1 then the number is 6.

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